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Buy engravings by Amedeo Modigliani

Born in Livorno in 1884, Amedeo Modigliani, was an italian painter and sculptor. In 1898, he entered The Livorno Fine art school in Guglielmo Micheli's workshop. In 1902, he studied at the Florence then Venice Fine art school. Modigliani arrived in Paris in 1906 and settled in Montmartre. In 1909, during a short stay in Livorno he met Constantin Brancusi then settled in Montparnasse. Before exclusively focusing on painting, he let 25 sculptures almost all representing heads. Modigliani's art has successfully integrated the new century. The artist's sources were african and european archaic expressions. His artistic goal was, exclusively in the portrait and the nude, to give a modern aspect to reality. Since 1907, he participated to many Salons, Salon des Indépendants, Salon d'automne, Salon des Tuileries, and Salon des artistes français. The painter died in Paris in 1920. In 1981, the Paris M. A. M. dedicated a retrospective to him.